SSI Federal Payment Amounts For 2020
Maximum Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payment amounts increase with the cost-of-living increases that apply to Social Security benefits. The latest such increase, 1.6 percent, becomes effective January 2020.
The Price of a Cup of Coffee May be the Answer to Fixing Social Security
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree: Social Security reform needs to happen.One House Democratic proposal that would expand benefits and raise payroll taxes is getting a lot of attention on Capitol Hill.But the proposed changes have sparked a debate: How much is too much when it comes to tax increases?
Scams Involving Your Social Security Number and Benefits are on the Rise
Have you received a call or voicemail from someone warning that your Social Security number or benefits are suspended due to suspicious activity? Scammers are hoping you’ll be scared into believing their claims. They usually ask you to confirm your Social Security number and pay money to “reactivate” your number, protect it, or restore your benefits.